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Utilizing Solar Energy for Industrial Process Heat in Egyptian Industry

Project Summary

To develop the market environment for the diffusion and local manufacturing of solar energy systems for industrial process heat

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Industry & Foreign Trade Egyptian Environmental Affairs AgencyNew and Renewable Energy AuthorityMinistry of TourismAcademy of Scientific Research and Technology
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
80,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
37,300,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
617,500 USD
Total Cost 43,880,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
20 Dec 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
20 Feb 2013
Concept Approved
01 Apr 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
17 Dec 2014
Project closed